Category Archives: Living

Enjoying Life’s Luxuries Without Spending Too Much

Deep down, nearly everyone craves the glamorous life of the rich and famous (well, at least the positive aspects of their lives). The only problem is that not everyone of us is a millionaire or billionaire. Actually, only a small percentage of the population are. Yet, just because your bank account isn’t overflowing with cash […]No visits yet

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Source:: Unfinished Man

6 Ways to Constantly Refresh Your Wardrobe

The fashion police doesn’t leave anyone alone, does it? From celebrities to politicians to runway models, they keep nagging everyone. When you see such fashion failures, you wonder, what if I’m a total fashion disaster.Guys tend to feel that more often because they’ve been fed that they don’t have a lot of options in clothing. […](Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

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Source:: Unfinished Man

Meet Liz Hurley, global Britain’s new secret weapon

First it was a cuddly Chechen leader, now she’s a guest of honour in Egypt. Could the star of Bedazzled be an undercover linchpin of British diplomacy?Swings and roundabouts as far as Britain’s role in the world goes this week. On the one hand, there is a lack of clarity in Philip Hammond’s budget as to future Foreign Office funding, though a loss of at least 8% of baseline funding for 2019/20 seems certain. On the other hand, cinema’s Liz Hurley has been flying the flag as guest of honour at the Cairo film festival.According to local reports, the Passenger Read More

Source:: The Guardian

A hug’s life: Pixar’s John Lasseter leads the way in Hollywood’s golden age of euphemism

‘Unwanted hugs’, ‘missteps’, ‘pursuing shared feelings’ and ‘uncomfortable situation’ – the entertainment world is offering a masterclass in rebranding sexual improprietyWhat a golden age of euphemism we are living through. Each night brings a snowfall of fresh allegations against powerful men; each morning a flurry of exquisitely sorrowful statements that can’t bring themselves to say precisely what they are sorry about.Is anyone collating all these in a really expensive coffee table book yet, perhaps to offset any downturn in studio profits incurred by having to axe people and projects now tainted by Unpleasantness? There should definitely be a special font Read More

Source:: The Guardian

Why are Germany's midwives feeling squeezed out?

Fewer midwives are attending to birth in the country, where insurance premiums are punitive and medical intervention is increasingly widespread. And it’s not only mothers who are missing their skillsTen years ago, Dr Christiane Schwarz – a lecturer and researcher – decided that she could no longer continue working as a midwife in Germany. “It was not so much about how we were treated but how the labouring women were treated, she says. “Having worked in the UK and New Zealand, I knew it is possible to care for women and babies with much more respect”. Related: European nurses Read More

Source:: The Guardian